Beat Games Studio has been acquired by FaceBook today, the social media giant announces. The studio behind Beat Saber, the incredibly popular music based rhythm game will still get content […]
Beat Games Studio has been acquired by FaceBook today, the social media giant announces. The studio behind Beat Saber, the incredibly popular music based rhythm game will still get content across all platforms it’s on as it’ll remain “independently operated” but all revenue just goes to FaceBook.
Today we’re announcing that Beat Games is joining us in our quest to bring VR to more people around the world. They will join Oculus Studios as an independently operated studio in Prague, continuing to create new ways for people to experience music and VR gaming. Most importantly, what the community has come to love about Beat Saber will remain intact. Beat Games will continue to ship content and updates for Beat Saber across all currently supported platforms, now with even more support from Facebook.
Beat Games’ accomplishments are already impressive, but Facebook and the Beat Games team know that there is so much more that can be done across VR, games, and music. They have only scratched the surface with Beat Saber in terms of social features, new modes, music, and more. We are thrilled to join forces to see where this talented team takes VR gaming in the future.
Beat Saber is a perfect example of why VR is so exciting—VR reimagines old genres and invents new ones. The team at Beat Games made a leap forward in innovation and design with the stellar blend of game mechanics and music in Beat Saber, and yet we know that they, along with so many other devs, are just getting started.Mike Verdu, Director of Content
FaceBook also intends on acquiring even more studios in the future. In a Q&A section, Mike Verdu said the following:
Do you plan to acquire other studios? What else are you doing to accelerate VR?
We’re exploring many ways to accelerate VR, and we think next year is going to be an incredible one of VR game launches and announcements. We are thrilled to have Beat Games join our team. This is just the beginning.Mike Verdu, Director of Content
Beat Saber is available on PS VR, Oculus Rift, Oculus Quest, HTC Vive, Valve Index, and Windows Mixed Reality. Updates across all these games will continue to hit at the same time.